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knocked her over. mrs. obama, as you see was right there on the case. and then when little girl and shopping bag got right side up, all was well. there were kisses all around. pats on the head. then they bonded and then some. crisis more than averted. >>> when we come back, the secret millionaire making a difference very close to home. >>> and finally tonight, here, our making a difference report. this one involves a small town, a woman who lived there for many years, and a secret that turned out to be worth a fortune. her story tonight from harry smith. >> reporter: sims bury connecticut is a classic town whose roots date back to the 1600s. when kathleen died, she was remembered fondly. >> she loved the little kids. and that's where she put her energies because she built a foundation for them for the rest of their lives. >> reporter: tara serves on the board of ed. >> she was all about giving, not getting. >> reporter: single all her life, she lived simply with her twin brother bob in the house their parents left them. but no one knew she had a secret, a very big secret. turns
's exactly right. i was a student at stanford when i heard the movement about divestment from south africa in 1972. in 1971, barack obama was only ten years old so he was very young and never able to appreciate that. what i want to make clear, though, we shouldn't call him militant, we shouldn't call him a terrorist, he's a patriot. he's just like the patriots fighting here many, many centuries ago for equality. and that's what he was. he was a patriot who tried to make sure that his country where he was born, where he controlled would recognize the fact that the majority of people who were african were suppressed by the minority of people who were white, and that has to be changed. he is a patriot who did a great deal in his 27 years in prison and did a great deal as president and continues to have that legacy as a patriot. i am a south african. i am an african, as he said when he got his honorary degree from harvard in 1998. that became a watershed moment of him recognizing who he was, what he was and who he's speaking for. >> but to all of you here in new york, it wasn't just that perso
for president barack obama. >> your wife is from here in the bay area. >> kind of one of us right now. >> she loves you guys so much. any time we see anything on tv, ice is over here. we are in the academy high school. she loves you so much. any word that rhymes with marin. so many great memories. family friends in the bay area. >> in terms of sleep deprivation. a lot of botox. she is almost five months old. her name is winnie rose. we had her passport photo taken. >> passport? >> getting ready for russia. i don't want to leave this country. leave me alone. >> you are a proud dad and so much success is am coming your way. i know it's hard and you haven't been shy in terms of fertility issues. >> we were trying to have a baby for years, 5 1/2 years. it's just tough. not easy at all. there probably people who are still trying. to them i say have hope and hang in there. however it happens, it's so worth it. >> when you retire down the road, what will be be doing? >> i always wanted to be a mail man. you get to wear shorts and drive in the weird car that didn't have a door on one side and wheels
. for our president to be so moved by mandela, to really have his own place in a civil rights struggle against apartheid. >> when it comes to president obama's presence on the international stage this potential for comprehensive agreement with iran yesterday. it could be worse. when it comes to the international stage how is his capital? >> i don't think it is exceedingly high. i think a lot of american allies think america has lost its nerve in some regard particularly when it comes to confronting iran. i think there is difficulty with our credibility because our economic standing has impact as well. it doesn't diminish america's power and influence in the world. >> how much focus for president obama in terms of international? it isn't just iran? >> it is looking so difficult. as you look towards next year disengaging from afghanistan becomes the story. iran becomes the big test. no one knows whether iran will do what president obama wants it to do which is basically dismantle any pretense. >> nice to have you here. we'll see you a little bit laterer. a little bit later. >>> we vel a
life. >> reporter: president obama paid homage to a civil rights icon. >> let us pause and give thanks for the fact that nelson mandela lived. a man who took history in his hands and bent the mark of the moral universe toward justice. >> reporter: queen elizabeth remembered his efforts. his legacy is the peaceful south africa we see today, she said. a glittering film premiere in london attended by the royal couple and two of mandela's daughters celebrated the movie of his life, "long walk to freedom." his death was announced as the credits rolled. >> extremely tragic news. we are just reminded what an extraordinary man he was. >> reporter: mandela will have a state funeral but it was his leading by example that helped so many. >> we lost one of the most influential, courageous, and profoundly good human beings any of us will share time with here on this earth. he no longer belongs to us. he belongs to the ages. >> reporter: this country is now in an official state of mourning. his body will lie in state for viewing and a funeral is expected. matt, back to you. >> richard, thanks so muc
there. >> sunny obama stole the show. do you know who sunny is? that's the dog. the family dsonny, take a look, accidentally knocked over this little girl. the girl, you know what, got right back up with the help of the first lady. got up to her feet and sonny gave her a nice little kiss. they apologized. and look, a very nice event at the white house. >> thanks for joining us here. >> see you at 11:00. >>> now on "extra," the first shots of paul walker's grief-stricken girlfriend today. breaking details on the crash investigation. new footage of the explosion. were paul and his friend trapped in the car for 60 seconds? >>> then, a touching look at paul, the best man at his brother's wedding, weeks before the tragedy. >>> plus, the new "fast & furious" twist today. >> why they may scrap number 7 and start over. >>> britney, breaking news about retiring and having more kids. >> is that true? >> mario's one-on-one with brit at the mega preparty for her vegas show. >> why are you being so secretive? >> i'm not being so secretive.
. this is a third punch. this one is an uppercut. >> this is insult to injury right now. al, thank you very much. i want to turn now to south africa. a week of events celebrating the life of nelson mandela getting underway now. president obama and the first lady are heading there this morning to attend a memorial service tomorrow. they'll be joined by jimmy carter, bill clinton, and george w. bush. nbc's lester holt is in soweto with more on this. lester, good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning. what an emotional few days it's been. we're outside the mandela house. it's the house he came home to after his release from prison in 1990. a lot of folks will be lining up tonight for the privilege to be at the stadium and at the memorial service but like the 50 or 60 some odd world leaders coming, none of them were invited. this is going to be an event on a scale rarely seen in any country and it shows how beloved and respected nelson mandela was across this planet. this morning they are hard at work preparing johannesburg's 90,000 seat fnb stadium for tomorrow's public memorial. a potential
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